Faculty Notes

Art History and Studio Art

E.J. Johnson: New publications (Venice)

Posted May 25:  New publications:  Eugene J. Johnson and Leslie N. Johnson, “An Armchair on the Grand Canal: The Prospectus Magni Canalis Venetiarum of 1735,” in Venice in the Age of Canaletto, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Prestel, 2009. Eugene J. Johnson, “A Window in the Venetian Mint and the Libreria di San Marco,” Journal more »

Michael J. Lewis: "The Bauhaus Restored"

The Bauhaus restored | December 2009 The New Criterion On “Bauhaus 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity” at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. In his feature in The New Criterion on MOMA’s show, ‘Bauhaus 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity,’ Lewis writes “the spellbinding exhibition now at the Museum of Modern Art.[1] Although it topples a good more »

Paul Park: Roumania Quartet nominated for award

Sept. 24, 2009  Lecturer in English Paul Park’s Roumania Quartet was nominated for the James R. Tiptree Award for science fiction and fantasy stories that explore and expand gender roles. His first volume in the series, “Celestis,” was also nominated for the award in 1996. Listen to Paul on “Strange and Reminiscent: Paul Park on more »

Edward Burger to Serve on Arts Board

Math professor Edward Burger has been appointed by the Chancellor of the University of North Carolina School for the Arts to serve on the Board of their Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts (www.kenanarts.org).

WCMA Exhibition Wins "Best Show" Award

“Making It New: The Art and Style of Sara and Gerald Murphy,” a Williams College Museum of Art exhibition, received the first place award for the “Best Show in a University Gallery” from The International Association of Art Critics/USA. “Making It New” was conceived and created by Deborah Rothschild, formerly senior curator for modern and more »